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released: 12 Feb 2016 author: AIHW: Pointer S media release

This report provides information about hospitalised injuries among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people (0 to 24 years). The most common specific cause of injury among Indigenous children and young people was a fall (24%). Assault was the leading cause of hospitalisation for Indigenous people aged 15–17 and 18–24 years.

ISSN 2205-510X (PDF) 1444-3791 (Print); ISBN 978-1-74249-892-8; Cat. no. INJCAT 172; 72pp.; $13

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Symbols
    • Summary
      • Age groups and sex
      • Remoteness
      • Fall injuries
      • Assault injuries
  • Body Section
    • Introduction
    • Overview
    • Key causes of injury by age
  • End matter
    • Appendixes
      • Appendix A: Data issues
      • Appendix B: Additional tables
    • Glossary
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • List of boxes

Recommended citation

AIHW: Pointer S 2016. Hospitalised injuries in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people: 2011–13. Injury research and statistics series no. 96. Cat. no. INJCAT 172. Canberra: AIHW.

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